Lisarow to Ourimbah - Pacific Highway upgrade between Ourimbah Street, Lisarow and Glen Road, Ourimbah

Roads and Maritime is upgrading the Pacific Highway between Ourimbah Street at Lisarow and Glen Road at Ourimbah. The upgrade involves widening the highway to provide two lanes in each direction to improve traffic flow and safety.

Pacific Highway route

Updates and announcements

To stay up to date with the latest information on the Lisarow to Ourimbah Pacific Highway upgrade, view or download the May 2017 Project Update.

Night work

Roads and Maritime Services will carry out night work in June as part of the Pacific Highway upgrade.

The work will include road sealing, line marking and barrier shift work near the Ourimbah Street intersection in Lisarow. This work has been moved from last month due to supplier delays.

Work will also include unloading and installation of bridge beams near the Ourimbah Street intersection.

This night work will happen over a maximum of three shifts from Tuesday 13 June to Friday 23 June, weather permitting. Work hours will be between 6pm and 7am.

Work will also continue to be carried out during standard construction hours between 7am and 6pm from Monday to Friday and between 8am to 1pm Saturday, excluding public holidays.

For more information, view or download the June 2017 notification (PDF, 417Kb).

Project background

Roads and Maritime Services is planning and delivering the Pacific Highway upgrade between Narara and Ourimbah in stages.

The NSW Governnment is providing $70 million for this section of the upgrade.

The concept design and review of environmental factors for the section of highway between Ourimbah Street, Lisarow and Glen Road, Ourimbah was displayed for community comment in June 2011.

In October 2011 the review of environmental factors was determined and the project received approval to proceed. View or download the review of environmental factors (PDF,7.25Mb) and submissions report (PDF,10.99Mb).

The construction contract was awarded to Civil Mining & Construction Pty Ltd in February 2016.

Project features

The upgrade is shown on the project map (PDF, 1.12 Mb) and includes:

  • Two lanes in each direction on the Pacific Highway
  • New traffic lights with pedestrian crossing facilities at the Ourimbah Street, Teralba Street and Walmsley Road intersections
  • A shared pedestrian and cycle path on the western side of the highway
  • New bridges over Cut Rock Creek.

The upgrade will improve traffic flow and travel times for around 29,000 motorists travelling this 1.6 kilometre section of highway each day. It will also improve safety for motorists, pedestrians and road users.

Next steps

We expect to complete the project in late 2018, weather permitting.

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